NABOKV-L post 0002305, Tue, 26 Aug 1997 10:46:52 -0700

Re: Suggestions for Nabokovian nuptials? (fwd)
Bring a stack of VN's books to the ceremony and read aloud all the
dedications. This should make the clearest and purest Nabokovian text
relevant to the occasion.

Gennady Barabtarlo
451 GCB University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-9454 Fax 573-884-8456

From Tue Aug 26 10:45:15 1997
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 1997 12:29:23 -0500
From: Trent Nicol <>
To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum <>
Subject: Re: Suggestions for Nabokovian nuptials? (fwd)

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I distinctly remember a character proposing marriage by awkwardly offering
(approximately) "the contents of my cuff and the queen of hearts."
Unfortunately I don't remember the book or story. Anyone?

Trent G. Nicol